Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 04, 2012
San Francisco-based artist David Bayus produces vibrant and richly layered multi-media collages. He works work with mediums as diverse as digital montage and oil paint, creating an array of tactile qualities ranging sleek flat surfaces to globby paint application.
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 02, 2012
Everything Ever and Nothing Never opens this Saturday April, 7th 2012 from 7:00-9:30 p.m at Needles and Pens in San Francisco. Curated by Juxtapoz contributing editor, Austin McManus, this group show consists of an eclectic roster of established and emerging artists working in a variety of mediums. Several of the participating artists have graced the pages of Juxtapoz over the years including Bill Daniel, Read More Books, Jeff Canham, Derek Albeck, and Grady Gordon.
Graffiti // Friday, March 23, 2012
There are certain images you see that instantly make you jealous of anyone who witnessed it first hand. We were only a few blocks away from where this went down celebrating the Giants win in other destructive manners. Unreal looking.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 22, 2012
Amsterdam-based artist Parra is working day and night on a mural installation at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, set to be properly unveiled next Saturday, March 31. We went to check up on the progress and preview the gigantic wall and catch up with a former Juxtapoz cover artist.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Over a foggy wet weekend, we took our bikes out to Fort Mason to attend Vice and Intel’s collaborative creative endeavor, The Creators Project. We would be lying if we said our main reason to check out the event wasn’t bands like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Squarepusher, both rarely making appearances on the West Coast. However, accompanying the wide range of renowned music performers was a variety of artist talks, panel discussions, hands-on workshops and interactive art installations.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Mary Heilmann is a New York painter originally from San Francisco. Her work plays an important role in contemporary abstract painting. Her current show at Hauser & Wirth in London "VIsions, Waves, and Roads" (running until April 5th), depicts scenes of road trips, waves from the California, Spanish, and New York coastlines, and several color works evoking tribute to Modernist masters like Malevich.
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 19, 2012
Joshua Hagler was born on Mountain Home Airforce Base in Mountain Home, Idaho, in 1979. Born into a working-class family, he has lived in small towns, suburbs, and cities throughout the United States. After graduating from the University of Arizona with an BFA in Studio Art, he moved with his wife Laura to San Francisco, where he now lives and works as a full-time artist.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 17, 2012
Tonight, March 17, White Walls in San Francisco is set to open a new show with UK's Sickboy, titled Wonder Club: An Exhibition of Dreams. The show is credited as "uncurated by Ben Eine," which we can only assume means curated. Or not. What does that mean? The title of the exhibition itself refers to a meeting place in the mind of the artist, where his cryptic street messages, surreal abstraction and comical illusions all come together.
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 16, 2012
“Façade” opens Saturday night, March 17, 2012 at Place Pigalle in San Francisco. This large group show will showcase an array of fine art and tattoo talent from the surrounding Bay Area and beyond. Curator Aaron Hodges choose this theme based on “We all put on some degree of façade each day as we travel through life. . .
Juxtapoz // Saturday, March 10, 2012
Tonight, March 10 in San Francisco, Guerrero Gallery will open a featured solo show with Cleon Peterson, The Brinksman, and a show with Bill McRight in the project room titled When You Get Power. As Peterson says of this new body of work, it is a "a gray world where law breakers and law enforcers are one in the same; a world where ethics have been abandoned in favor of personal entitlement.” Preview images after the jump . . .